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    Guide for Connecting to the EMS Management Server

    PREREQUSITES FOR ACCESS:
    – a Remote Desktop Protocol client must be installed on your computer
    – for access off-campus, you must first be connected to the ASU VPN
    – must be a member of faculty or staff
     
    Section 1: Instructions for Windows 10
    Section 2: Instructions for Macintosh

     

    Section 1: CONNECTING VIA MICROSOFT REMOTE DESKTOP ON WINDOWS PC

     

    Step 1: Go to the Start Menu > Windows Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection.

    This will open the Remote Desktop Connection program. 

     

    Step 2: Fill in the following fields. You may need to click the ‘Show Options’ button to expose all the fields:

    • Computer: wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu
    • User Name: ASURITE\(type in your ASURITE here)

     

    Step 3: Click the Connect button. You will then be prompted for your current ASU password.

    Click OK when you are done entering your password. 

     

    Step 4: You should now see the wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu desktop. 

     

    Step 5: The EMS Desktop Client can be run off the desktop shortcut. Double-click it to run it.

     

    Step 6: You are now at the main EMS login screen. Type in your credentials to connect.

     

    Step 7: Done! You should now be in the main EMS Desktop window.

     

    Section 2: CONNECTING VIA MICROSOFT REMOTE DESKTOP ON MACINTOSH

     
    Step 1: Go to the App Store, then search for Microsoft Remote Desktop.

    Step 2: Click on Get, then Install App. You will be prompted to enter your Apple ID. This is the username/password combination you use to do administrative things on the laptop, it is not your ASURITE username and password. 

     

    Step 3: After installation, you will need to run Microsoft Remote Desktop. It should appear in your Applications folder.

    Step 4: Click on the “Add Desktop” button. This will open a Add a Desktop window.

    Step 5: Fill in the following fields.

    • PC name: wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu

    Step 6: Click the Add button.

    You should now see the wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu server in your list of Saved Desktops.

     

    Step 7: Double click on the wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu icon to connect to it.

    Note: You may be presented with the following screen. If you are, click ‘Continue’.

     

    Step 8: You will be prompted for your credentials.

    • Username: ASURITE\(type in your ASURITE here)
    • Password: your ASU password

    Click Continue when you’re done entering your credentials.

     

    Step 9: You should now see the wpcems-mgr.wpcarey.ad.asu.edu desktop. 

     

    Step 10: The EMS Desktop Client can be run off the desktop shortcut. Double-click it to run it.

     

    Step 11: You are now at the main EMS login screen. Type in your credentials to connect.

     

    Step 12: Done! You should now be in the main EMS Desktop window.